October 8, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Finndian Farms

Located near Manistique, Gail and Greg of Finndian Farms care for their land with native plants and restorative agriculture.

September 22, 2021

5 Michigan Food Systems Organizations You Should Know

Michigan is home to multitude of organizations dedicated to creating a stronger local food system. Learn more about the 5 we work with the most!

September 2, 2021

Strawesome Sucks

Using the same type of glass as Pyrex, Strawesome makes high quality glass straws to offer a durable, reusable option to plastic.

August 3, 2021

The Healing Power of Gardening

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables, regular exercise, and a solid sleep schedule all contribute to a healthy body and mind. But did you know that being outside…

July 1, 2021

Eating for the Environment

Why do you buy locally grown food? Is it the flavor and quality? The chance to build community connections and relationships? To support a strong local economy? To have a positive environmental impact? Most likely, it’s some combination of all the above.

May 15, 2021

Biiskaabiiyang: The Process of Returning to Ourselves

The Anishinaabe are people of a particular place, as the Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes. Our identities, histories, spirituality, and traditions are inseparable from our respective ancestral…

March 17, 2021

Why Should your Farm be Certified Naturally Grown?

No GMOs, no pesticides, no synthetic fertilizers and a strong commitment to the natural world. Does this sound like your farm? Then you could be eligible to become…

February 12, 2021

Reclaiming Food Sovereignty

“Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food…

September 27, 2020

A Guide to Apple Varieties

Fall is here! And with that comes the endless varieties of apples! According to Cultivate Michigan, the Mitten state is the third largest producer of apples, after Washington…

September 3, 2020

2020 Michigan Good Food Summit: Moving Forward with Equity and Resilience

Since 2010, people across the state and country have gathered at the Michigan Good Food Summit to network, share, reflect, and learn about good food work happening in…